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Protesters in Myanmar marked the second anniversary of the military coup with a “silent strike.” Christians joined prayers for peace in the conflict-torn nation.
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A former soldier was sentenced to a life term for allegedly killing four civilians in Indonesia’s restive, Christian-majority Papua region, a verdict hailed by rights activists advocating justice and peace.
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Published: January 27, 2023 11:09 AM GMT

Updated: January 27, 2023 11:10 AM GMT

Christians continue to bear the brunt of conflict in war-torn Myanmar. This week, a historic Catholic Church was destroyed in an attack by the military junta forces.
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Published: January 20, 2023 11:28 AM GMT

Updated: January 20, 2023 12:09 PM GMT

The pope finally meets Hong Kong’s outspoken cardinal and critic of the warming up China-Vatican ties at the expense of the underground Catholic Church in the People’s Republic.
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Published: January 13, 2023 11:11 AM GMT

Updated: January 13, 2023 11:12 AM GMT

Church and political leaders in Asia paid tributes to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, hailing him for his contributions to peace, harmony, and dialogue in the world.
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Published: January 06, 2023 11:18 AM GMT

Updated: January 06, 2023 11:44 AM GMT

Christians in Asian nations such as Pakistan and Sri Lanka prepare to celebrate Christmas amid violence and financial crisis. A bright new year looms for other nations despite everyday struggles for freedoms and rights.
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Published: December 23, 2022 11:30 AM GMT

Updated: December 23, 2022 11:31 AM GMT

Catholics in India have urged the federal government to come clean on the custodial death of Father Stan Swamy, after US-based experts revealed the elderly Jesuit priest’s computer was hacked to plant false evidence.
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Published: December 16, 2022 11:07 AM GMT

Updated: January 02, 2023 10:02 AM GMT

The right to dissent is under attack across the Asia-Pacific region as ruling regimes use repressive laws and brute force to silence protesters
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Published: December 09, 2022 11:19 AM GMT

Updated: December 09, 2022 11:25 AM GMT

Vatican-China’s 2018 deal on appointment of bishops hit a hard rock as Chinese authorities transferred and installed a bishop without papal mandate, prompting an unusual reaction from the Vatican.
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Published: December 02, 2022 11:06 AM GMT

Updated: December 02, 2022 12:51 PM GMT

The Kerala-based Eastern-rite Syro-Malabar Church is divided as archdiocese threatens to snap ties with the Vatican
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Published: November 25, 2022 11:20 AM GMT

Updated: November 25, 2022 11:49 AM GMT

Christians in India continue to face accusations and harassment from right-wing Hindu groups over alleged forced religious conversions.
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Published: November 18, 2022 11:09 AM GMT

Updated: November 18, 2022 11:10 AM GMT

What does war do? It destroys, it destroys humanity, destroys everything, Pope Francis said as he once again called for dialogue to end conflict and loss of lives in Myanmar, ahead of the ASEAN leaders’ summit in Cambodia.
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Published: November 11, 2022 11:29 AM GMT

Updated: November 16, 2022 10:35 AM GMT